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Placement Tests

How do I know if I need to take placements tests?

You can view whether you are required to take placement tests in your To Do List in Buckeye Link. Note that graduate students do not need to take the math placement test. You will also be informed of which placement tests you need to complete at the Office of International Affairs’ immigration check-in.

Where can I find information about the math and English placement tests?

Information regarding the ESL Composition Placement Test, and reasons for exemption, can be found on the ESL program’s website: 

Information regarding the math placement test, and reasons for exemption, can be found on the Department of Mathematics’ website: math.osu.edu/undergrad/new-students/math-placement